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Fatal Hour, The (1940)

Another James Lee Wong mystery places Mr. Wong (Boris Karloff) in San Francisco’s Chinatown when a smuggling ring on the waterfront kills Captain Street’s best friend Dan O’Grady.

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Def-Con 4 (1985)

Here’s a midnight movie from 1985. Earth is destroyed by a nuclear war and a team manning a space based nuclear weapons platform returns to Mad Max world. It is truly bad, but somehow fun at the same time.

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Sherlock Holmes and the House Of Fear (1945)

Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear (promoted simply as The House of Fear) is a 1945 crime film directed by Roy William Neill. It is loosely based on The Five Orange Pips by Arthur Conan Doyle, and features the characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. It is the 10th film of the Rathbone/Bruce series.

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Sherlock Holmes In Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

About to leave London for a much-needed vacation, Holmes and Watson receive a cryptic invitation. Intrigued, Holmes accepts and is met by the prime minister (Frederick Worlock) of the fictional country of Rovinia, who begs him to escort Prince Nikolas (Leslie Vincent) home. It turns out that his father has been assassinated, and Nikolas is the heir. Holmes agrees.